The, Which was in fact not realy a war but a police action.
On 28 April, 1965, Australian Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, announced that Australian troops would be sent to support the United States forces in the Vietnam war. The first Australian troops arrived in Vietnam in May 1965.
No. To date, there has been no indigenous Australian Prime Minister.
In 1919, the Australian Prime Minister was William 'Billy' Hughes.
The Australian prime Minister in 1916 was William 'Billy' Hughes.
Australian "Military Advisors" were sent to Vietnam in 1962. On April 29th, 1965, the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, committed Australian troops to fight in Vietnam. On November 30th, 1971, the last Australian combat troops left Vietnam. Over 60,000 ANZAC troops, many of them conscripts, fought in Vietnam.
As of 2011, no. No Australian Prime Minister has been threatened in such a manner.
The official residence of the Australian Prime Minister is The Lodge, in Canberra, the capital of Australia.
Australia's Prime Minister is not just the Prime Minister of the Australian Capital Territory, but the Prime Minister of the entire country. In 2012, this position is held by Julia Gillard.
He was an Australian judge after his job of Prime Minister
The Australian Prime Minister in 1979 was Malcolm Fraser.
Australia's Prime Minister in 1951 was Robert Menzies.
The Australian Prime Minister in 1940 was Robert Menzies.
The Australian Prime Minister in 1986 was Bob Hawke.
Australia's Prime Minister in 1980 was Malcolm Fraser.
John Curtin did not commit Australian troops to fighting in WWII, the previous Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, had done so in 1939. Curtin's main contribution to WWII was to withdraw Australian troops from the European theatre of war, to Winston Churchill's displeasure, in order to defend Australia against the Japanese.
William McMahon was the Australian Prime Minister for most of 1972, serving until 5 December, after which Edward "Gough" Whitlam became Prime Minister.
The Australian Prime Minister in 1960 was Australia's longest-serving PM, Robert Gordon Menzies.
Stanley Bruce started 1929 as Prime Minister. James Scullin finished 1929 as Prime Minister.
In 1964, the Australian Prime Minister was Robert Gordon Menzies.
Kevin Michael Rudd was the Australian Prime Minister in 2008.
In 1961, the Australian Prime Minister was Robert Gordon Menzies.
The Australian Prime Minister's residence is called The Lodge.
The Australian Capital Territory does not have its own Prime minister. because the ACT is part of Australia, it has the same Prime minister as the rest of Australia. In 2011, this is Julia Gillard.
This was John Curtin, Australia's Prime Minister from 1941-1945, who represented the Federal electorate of Fremantle. He was Australia's only Prime Minister to represent a Western Australian seat in the House of Representatives.